1796 United States presidential election in South Carolina

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United States presidential election in South Carolina, 1796

← 1792 November 4 - December 7, 1796 1800 →
  ThomasJeffersonStateRoomPortrait.jpg Thomas Pinckney.jpg
Nominee Thomas Jefferson Thomas Pinckney
Party Democratic-Republican Federalist
Home state Virginia South Carolina
Electoral vote 8 8
Percentage 100%

President before election

George Washington
Nonpartisan

Elected President

John Adams
Federalist

The 1796 United States presidential election in South Carolina took place between November 4 and December 7, 1796, as part of the 1796 United States presidential election. The state legislature chose eight representatives, or electors to the Electoral College, who voted for President and Vice President.

During this election, South Carolina cast nine electoral votes for former Secretary of State Thomas Jefferson.

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